.41" Fossil Crusher Shark (Ptychodus) Tooth - Kansas

This is a small, .41" wide tooth from a Crusher Shark (Ptychodus mortoni) a genus of shell-crushing sharks from the Late Cretaceous period. There is some minor breakage to this tooth. Comes in a small acrylic display case.

Its believed that these crusher sharks grew to be about 4-5 meters long that probably crushed and ate large shelled animals such as giant clams and ammonites.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ptychodus mortoni
LOCATION
Gove County, Kansas
FORMATION
Niobrara Formation, Smoky Hill Chalk
SIZE
.41" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#152323
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